West Ham eyeing £20 million summer swoop for Championship goal-machine

David Moyes wants Coventry striker Viktor Gyokeres at West Ham to put pressure on out-of-form summer recruit Gianluca Scamacca.

According to The Sun, David Moyes has been monitoring Coventry City striker Viktor Gyokeres closely as West Ham are interested in a move for the 24-year-old in the summer.

The 24-year-old Swedish striker has been in impressive form for the Championship outfit this season and he has 19 goals and eight assists across all competitions.

The report adds that the West Ham boss, Moyes, went to watch Gyokeres on a solo mission last week, and is said to be watching the Championship forward closely ahead of the summer, with West Ham potentially needing to sign at least one forward during the next transfer window.

Alan Nixon claims that Michail Antonio could be on his way out of the London Stadium, with Everton mentioned as a potential suitor.

Meanwhile, he suggests Moyes could look freshen things up at the London Stadium with big-money summer arrival Gianluca Scamacca yet to really settle to English football.

The Italian forward, who was signed from Sassuolo last summer in a deal worth upto £35m, has been linked with a move away from the club in recent times, but the Scottish manager plans to get the best out of him by bringing in some genuine competition in the form of Gyokeres.

The Irons are not the only side to show an interest, though.

Crystal Palace, Everton, Southampton, and Burnley have all been linked with the 24-year-old in the recent past, with Crystal Palace, Everton, Southampton, and Burnley all attributed with an interest in the Championship hitman.

While Coventry are bracing themselves for summer interest in their talisman from the Premier League, they will demand as much as £20m to part ways with their star striker though, so it remains to be seen if anyone will splash the cash on the Championship hotshot come the off-season.

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